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Germany held by Hungary after Memphis Depay missed a late penalty for the Netherlands against Poland

Germany held by Hungary after Memphis Depay missed a late penalty for the Netherlands against Poland

Germany was held 1-1 against Hungary after both Group A3 matches of the League of Nations, the other which was England’s stalemate against Italy, ended in a bad match.

The goals came in the first nine minutes with Jonas Hofmann scoring Germany’s equalizer to cancel Zsolt Nagy’s shot in Budapest after which Hansi Flick’s team could not find a winner.

In Group A4 there were also two draws while Wales draw 1-1 with Belgium AND Netherlands came from two goals against poland draw 2-2.

Davy Klaassen and Denzel Dumfries scored the Netherlands’ goals within three minutes early in the second half after Aston Villa’s Matty Cash and Piotr Zielinski scored for Poland.

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Denzel Dumfries (left) scored the equalizer for the Netherlands against Poland in Rotterdam

The Dutch then had the chance to seal their third straight win in recent times, but Memphis Depay’s penalty hit the post to leave Louis van Gaal’s side seven points clear at the top of the group.

Except Republic of Ireland 3-0 victory Scotland in group B1, Ukrainewho lost to Wales in the World Cup play-off final, won his second consecutive victory in the League of Nations by defeating Armenia 3-0 with goals from Ruslan Malinovskyi, Oleksandr Karavaev and Vitaliy Mykolenko.

The match was played in neutral territory in Lodz, Poland, as Ukraine could not play at home due to the Russian occupation.

Two more matches were played in Group C1, as well Turkey won the third consecutive victory with a 2-0 victory over Luxembourguntil Faroe Islands got their first points of the season with a 2-1 home win against Lithuania.

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